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  • Mattias Karlsson boeken
    Mattias Karlsson - Relations of Power in Early Neo-Assyrian State Ideology

    This volume focuses on the state ideology of imperial Assyria in the 9th century BCE, in particular on how power relations among the Mesopotamian deities, the Assyrian king, and the "foreign lands" are described and depicted. The author also discusses… (Zachte kaft)

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    32,95
  • Digital Geoarchaeology

    This book focusses on new technologies and multi-method research approaches in the field of modern archaeology. It promotes interdisciplinary studies between different disciplines such as archaeology, computer sciences, geography, geoinformatics, geodesy,… (Harde kaft)

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    99,95
  • Anna A. Lamari boeken
    Anna A. Lamari - Reperforming Greek Tragedy

    This book offers a comprehensive study of reperformances of Greek drama in the 5th and 4th centuries BC in the context of cultural mobility and theatrical traveling. These phenomena are examined along with other contemporaneous developments, such as the spread… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • Andreas Lammer boeken
    Andreas Lammer - The Elements of Avicenna's Physics

    This study is the first comprehensive analysis of the physical theory of the Islamic philosopher Avicenna (d. 1037). It seeks to understand his contribution against the developments within the preceding Greek and Arabic intellectual milieus, and to appreciate… (Harde kaft)

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    138,95
  • Paths of Song

    Paths of Song: The Lyric Dimension of Greek Tragedy analyzes the multiple and varied evocations of choral lyric in fifth-century Greek tragedy using a variety of methodological approaches that illustrate the myriad forms through which lyric is present and can… (Harde kaft)

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    117,95
  • Herodotus - narrator, scientist, historian

    Recently the importance for Herodotus' work of contemporary medical and sophistic thought and techniques of argument has been widely recognised, as long had been his dependence on and difference from earlier geographical and ethnographic writing. This volume… (Harde kaft)

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    117,95
  • Jed W. Atkins boeken
    Jed W. Atkins - Roman Political Thought

    A thematic introduction to Roman political thought that shows the Romans' enduring contribution to key political ideas. (Zachte kaft)

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    26,95
  • Anna Lefteratou boeken
    Anna Lefteratou - Mythological Narratives

    This book is about the bold, beautiful, and faithful heroines of the Greek novels and their mythical models, such as Iphigenia, Phaedra, Penelope, and Helen. The novels manipulate readerly expectations through a complex web of mythical variants and constantly… (Harde kaft)

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    117,95
  • Phil Booth boeken
    Phil Booth - Crisis of Empire

    This book focuses on the attempts of three ascetics--John Moschus, Sophronius of Jerusalem, and Maximus Confessor--to determine the Church's power and place during a period of profound crisis, as the eastern Roman empire suffered serious reversals in the face… (Zachte kaft)

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    41,95
  • Collecting Recipes

    This volume brings together contributions covering different periods of the history of ancient pharmacology and medical writing, from Greek, Byzantine, and Syriac medicine to the Rabbinic-Talmudic medical discourses. It highlights the overwhelming mass of… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • Time and Space in Ancient Myth, Religion and Culture

    "Time" and "Space" are core notions in understanding ancient world and its internal mechanisms. The present volume, assuming both a diachronic and a synchronic point of view, discusses several aspects of these multifarious concepts in ancient Greek and Latin… (Harde kaft)

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    128,95
  • Coming of Age in Byzantium

    The various phases of life and their manifestations in theory and social reality constitute a well-established area of research in the fields of western medieval studies and ancient history. In this respect the Byzantine East has been widely neglected. This… (Harde kaft)

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    117,95
  • Mike Humphreys boeken
    Mike Humphreys - Laws of the Isaurian Era

    A translation with commentary of all the legal texts from a transformative and little understood period in Byzantine history (Zachte kaft)

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    25,95
  • Ryan P Harrod boeken
    Ryan P Harrod - The Bioarchaeology of Social Control

    Taking a bioarchaeological approach, this book examines the Ancestral Pueblo culture living in the Four Corners region of the United States during the late Pueblo I through the end of the Pueblo III period (AD 850-1300). During this time, a vast system of… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Michael Vickers boeken
    Michael Vickers - Aristophanes and Alcibiades

    This study of Aristophanes provides the basis for a total re-assessment not only of Aristophanes as a poet and playwright, but also of our perception of politics and the role of the theatre in classical Athens. It shows how Aristophanes used allegorical means… (Zachte kaft)

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    23,95
  • Edward Stratford boeken
    Edward Stratford - A Year of Vengeance

    The early second-millennium Assyrian trading colony in Anatolia at Kültepe has yielded a wealth of textual information. This volume focuses on documents pertaining to a series of events that took place in one year. They reveal a tapestry of trade disruptions,… (Harde kaft)

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    96,95
  • Cultural Crossroads in the Ancient Novel

    The protagonists of the ancient novels wandered or were carried off to distant lands, from Italy in the west to Persia in the east and Ethiopia in the south; the authors themselves came, or pretended to come, from remote places such as Aphrodisia and… (Harde kaft)

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    117,95
  • Classification from Antiquity to Modern Times

    The volume presents phenomena of classification and categorisation in ancient and modern cultures and provides an overview of how cultural practices and cognitive systems interact when individuals or larger groups conceptually organize their world. Scientists… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology

    The Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology focuses on the material culture and lifeways of the peoples of prehistoric and early historic East and Southeast Asia, their origins, behavior and identities as well as their biological, linguistic and… (Harde kaft)

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    341,95
  • Barry Cunliffe boeken
    Barry Cunliffe - On the Ocean

    The story of the development of seafaring in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from early perhistory to about AD1500 - a fascinating consideration of European history from the point of view of human interaction with the sea (Harde kaft)

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    44,95
  • Nikoletta Kanavou boeken
    Nikoletta Kanavou - The Names of Homeric Heroes

    The purpose of this book is to contribute to the appreciation of the linguistic, literary and contextual value of Homeric personal names. It considers both epics and is structured around the character and action of selected heroes in their Homeric contexts. It… (Zachte kaft)

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    23,95
  • Nicola Reggiani boeken
    Nicola Reggiani - Digital Papyrology 1

    Papyrology has always been in the vanguard of the application of information technology to its own scientific purposes. The volume represents the first attempt to deal monographically with the electronic resources for the papyrological research, tracing an… (Harde kaft)

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    96,95
  • Stefan Schorn boeken
    Stefan Schorn - Studien zur hellenistischen Biographie und Historiographie

    Drawing on surviving fragments, the papers collected in this volume reconstruct both the ways in which Hellenistic biographers worked and the characteristics of their works. They investigate the texts' value as sources for cultural history and address the… (Harde kaft)

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    128,95
  • David Konstan boeken
    David Konstan - Beauty

    What makes something beautiful? In this engaging, elegant study, David Konstan turns to ancient Greece to address the nature of beauty (Zachte kaft)

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    22,95
  • Space, Time and Language in Plutarch

    'Space and time' have been key concepts of investigation in the humanities in recent years. In the field of Classics in particular, they have led to the fresh appraisal of genres such as epic, historiography, the novel and biography, by enabling a close focus… (Harde kaft)

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    117,95